Happy Halloween; wishing you a spooktacular day full of fun frights and sweet treats! Ryan carved these jack-o’-lanterns for us and we’ll be celebrating tonight by lighting them up and handing out candy to any brave trick-or-treaters who don’t let the cold, wind, rain (and maybe snow) keep them away.Continue Reading

That’s “What Would Jean Do?” We recently spent about 11 beautiful days up in North/Northwest Michigan, near Traverse City; I was lucky enough to tag along as Ryan taught an EMU class there at the Parsons Center for Arts and Sciences. Pictured above is a fun little piece Ryan createdContinue Reading

Ryan and I had a nice, quiet Thanksgiving this year. We certainly didn’t let the fact that it was just the two of us (and Maddy of course) stop us from cooking a proper Thanksgiving feast though! Our Thanksgiving meal included: Deviled eggs with bacon, capers, and fresh tarragon “MamaContinue Reading

We enjoyed a fantastic weekend with family this past week; they were kind enough to fly up from Texas to visit with us and we filled our weekend with lots of delicious food, Michigan craft beer, pregame at Homes Brewery (where they did a pig roast and we sat by theContinue Reading